Berwick RFC on the east coast is the venue this afternoon for the Berwick 7s, the fourth leg of the King of the Sevens series.
With the Melrose Sevens having taken place last weekend the 2016 rugby sevens campaign is now in full swing and this afternoon’s Berwick 7s is the fourth leg of ten of the King of the 7s. The opening tournament, the Gala 7s, was won by Watsonians who defeated Jed-Forest 38-5 in the final and at last weekend at Greenyards Jed-Forest were once again the bridesmaid losing 29-19 to Edinburgh Rugby in the final of the Melrose Sevens.
The Berwick 7s tournament will follow the traditional 16-team straight knockout format. The draw for the first round is as follows:-
Watsonians v Gala ~ Selkirk v Edinburgh Uni ~ Edinburgh Accies v Northumbria Uni ~ Kelso v SCRUM Powerbombs ~ Berwick v Earlston ~ Hawick v Boroughmuir ~ Melrose v The Army ~ Peebles v Jed-Forst.
First tie at the Berwick 7s takes place at 1pm.
Standard admission is on the day to the day priced: Adults £10/OAP’s £5/Under 16’s Free. Strictly no alcohol to be brought in.
Hospitality enquiries in advance: Pre- match lunch for only £25.00 per head, tables of 2-10 can be booked by calling Lesley at the club office on 01289 302141 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org